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  • Bucharest: 6-Day Transylvania and Bucovina Experience

    1. Bucharest: 6-Day Transylvania and Bucovina Experience

    Day 1: Bucharest to Bucovina You will be picked up by a professional guide from either your hotel in Bucharest or Otopeni Airport. From there you will endure a long drive to Bucovina, but you will benefit from a luxury Mercedes Vklass van or a similar car, making your entire vacation comfortable. You will begin by visiting the Humor Monastery and the Voronet monastery, before an overnight in Gura Humorului in a 3-star hotel (with breakfast included). Day 2: Gura Humorului, Vatra Moldovitei, Sucevita, Marginea, and Sucevita On your second day, you will visit the Moldovita Monastery, Ciumarna Passage, the Sucevita Monastery, and the Marginea Black Pottery. At the conclusion of your day you will overnight in Sucevita Village at a guest house, where you enjoy both dinner and breakfast which will consist of traditional local products. Day 3: Suc...

  • Brasov: Transfagarasan Highway and Balea Lake Tour

    2. Brasov: Transfagarasan Highway and Balea Lake Tour

    Your tour will begin as you are taken from your hotel in Brasov by a professional guide. Once having departed Brasov, you will travel to the most spectacular road in Europe: Transfagarasan. You will stop first and visit the Brancoveanu Monastery, an ancient Orthodox monastery built at the foot of the Fagaras Mountains. Its mural and interior paintings were made in 1766 by the painters Ionascu and Pană, and you will leave the silence and harmony of the monastic life of this Orthodox monastery. You will then continue to the mountains which host the Transfagarasan Highway, the most spectacular and beautiful mountain road in Europe. The road has been featured on the UK motor show Top Gear, and traverses up through the mountains uniting Transylvania with Valachia. Whilst there you will experience great scenes, noisy waterfalls, and with some luck you may even see wild animals such as the br...

  • Prejmer, Harman, Bran, and Rasnov Day Tour From Brasov

    3. Prejmer, Harman, Bran, and Rasnov Day Tour From Brasov

    Bran Castle, also known as Dracula's Castle, was built in the 14th Century and made famous by the Irish writer Bram Stoker. Legends, spirits, ghosts, and many mysteries are encountered as you explore the Castle. Next up, visit Rasnov Fortress, built in the 13th Century on top of a rocky hill. The Fortress' perfect vantage point over the surounding valley explains why it was has been conquered only once since 1611. Return to the Middle Ages as you go inside the fortified churches of Prejmer and Harman. Feel the bitterness of the battles fought by the villagers here against enemies attacking Transylvania. Along the way, you will be able to admire the beautiful landscapes of old Transylvania.

    It was a decent, well planned and enjoyable tour. It hit the highlights but wasn’t anything mind-blowing. The guide gave good info and was nice. However, the tour was much shorter than advertised and I was finished in just under 5 hours.

  • Day Trip to Ohaba Water Mill and Cave Temple

    4. Day Trip to Ohaba Water Mill and Cave Temple

    Visit the village of Ohaba, where you can see an old water mill which is still used nowadays by the locals and for those who still prefer the old way of grinding wheat. Continue your trip to the nearby village of Sinca Veche, where you can visit the cave temple, famous for being a mystical place where people used to come and pray. Because it has become more and more popular, this place is usually full of tourists who enter the caverns and experience, some say, unknown and invisible powers that give them chills. Next, visit Sinca Noua where you will go on an easy 10-minutes hike to visit the Podul Ilii viaduct, which belongs to an abandoned railway track, and considered to be the biggest arched concrete viaduct in Romania. Enjoy a delicious lunch near the village of Poiana Marului and return to Brașov.

  • From Brasov: Small-Group Half-Day Fortified Churches Tour

    5. From Brasov: Small-Group Half-Day Fortified Churches Tour

    The tour departs from Brasov and travels back in time to the Saxon era. In the 12th century, the German Saxons arrived in Transylvania playing a major role in the development of powerful strongholds and fortresses throughout the region. The influence of the Saxons, also known Sasi, jumpstarted the region's economy and began a cultural evolution which left behind an array of impressive fortified churches – the focal point of the tour. With your English-speaking expert guide, visit two of the most well-preserved fortified churches in Eastern Europe, Prejmer and Harman. At Prejmer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, learn about why the church was built in the shape of a Latin cross, and admire its imposing Gothic architecture. Listen to your guide share stories about its rich history, which dates back to 1427, and the many events that have taken place here throughout the ages. As you explore th...

    We had “George” who was knowledgeable and flexible. Have us a running history of Romania everywhere we went. Went on our time schedule (accompanied our late morning train arrival) and allowed us to spend as much time as we wanted at each stop. Even gave us the Best Restaurants list in Braşov.

  • From Brasov: Wine Tasting, Peles Castle and Monastery Visit

    6. From Brasov: Wine Tasting, Peles Castle and Monastery Visit

    After getting picked up from your hotel in Brasov, head to the Rhein Wine Cellars, admiring beautiful scenery of the Carpathian Mountains along the way. Visit the cellars where the sparkling wine is produced and see the industrial machinery used for its bottling. At the end of the visit, enjoy a sample of 3 different types of sparkling wines. Next, head to the Peles Castle, the summer residence of the Romanian royal family. Stroll through the castle's 160 rooms and admire its 19th-century architecture, built in the German Renaissance style. You will also get the chance to see woodwork by Bernhard Ludwig. Stop for lunch at a restaurant in Sinaia, before heading to your final stop, the Sinaia Orthodox Monastery, where 8 monks live today. Here, admire the murals of the church walls, painted in 1695, before beginning the journey back to Brasov.

  • Sibiu Saxon Town & Brancoveanu Monastery Tour From Brasov

    7. Sibiu Saxon Town & Brancoveanu Monastery Tour From Brasov

    During this tour, you can enjoy the stunning scenery of the Fagaras mountains as you visit Sibiu, the Astra Museum, and the Brancoveanu Monastery. Sibiu will fascinate you with its old buildings, Gothic architecture churches, and the Bridge of Lies - where witches were thrown from in the Middle Ages. Visit Sibiu's old center and see its main sights. Then, the Astra Museum will remind you of old times with its traditional old houses, water mills, and peasant farms. Next up is the Brancoveanu Monastery, a place of peace and meditation. It is located in Sambata de Sus Village, at the foot of the Fagaras Mountains. Enter the courtyard through an alley bordered by flowers to appreciate the Monastery in all its splendor.

  • Unesco Tour: Sighisoara, Viscri, and Biertan From Brasov

    8. Unesco Tour: Sighisoara, Viscri, and Biertan From Brasov

    You will be taken from your hotel in Brasov by a professional guide and you will travel in a luxurious van to the heart of Trasylvania. Visit the village of Saxon Viscri, with its rustic streets and beautiful Saxon houses. Climb the hill and visit the fortified white church, hence the name of the village, Viscri, meaning the White Church.In the church, you will admire the altar, the old balconies, the walnut-wood sides, and the organ that still works. You can climb the old tower and see a beautiful panoramic view of the village and the hills around it. You will also visit Walter's distillery and taste palinca. Then, you will head to Sighisoara, a city that has played an important strategic and commercial role at the edges of Cetral Europe for several centuries. Admire the old medieval houses with their beautiful architecture, narrow streets with brightly colored houses, and visit the cl...

  • From Brasov: Day Trip to Praid Salt Mine and Jesus Statue

    9. From Brasov: Day Trip to Praid Salt Mine and Jesus Statue

    Get picked up from your hotel in Brasov and drive to the village of Praid. Here, descend deep into the underground salt deposit before enjoying a walking tour of the impressive salt mine. Take some time to admire the huge salt galleries, play pool or table tennis, watch movies, visit an underground adventure park or just relax and breathe in the therapeutic salty air. After returning to the surface, head to the village of Bisericani, where you will climb inside the ”Heart of Jesus”, the biggest statue of Jesus in Eastern Europe. The 22-meter (72 ft) tall metal structure is situated on top of Gordon Hill and can be climbed thanks to an interior ladder that will take you to Jesus' head, where you can see a beautiful panorama of the surrounding area. If there is time, on your way back to Brasov, visit the Racoș Geological Complex: the Emerald Lake, the Basalt Columns and the fascinating v...

  • Bucharest: 3-Day Best of Transylvania Tour

    10. Bucharest: 3-Day Best of Transylvania Tour

    Your epic journey through the heart of Transylvania will begin as you are picked up by your professional English-speaking guide from your hotel, early on day 1. From here you will visit the best attractions situated north of Bucharest, including Mogosoaia Palace, the Snagov Monastery (considered by some to be Dracula's final resting place), Salina Prahova (an impressive salt mine), the Sinaia Monastery (a late 17th century Orthodox establishment), and Peles Palace (the summer residence of the Romanian Royal family). At the conclusion of this action-packed day, you will spend the first night in the beautiful town of Brasov. Your second day is reserved for a visit to the "LiBEARty" bear sanctuary in Zarnesti, the famous Bran "Dracula" Castle, the Rasnov Peasant Fortress and the Prejmer fortifications. Your second day will then conclude with an overnight in the Medieval city of Sighisoara....

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